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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade with adhesive in a longitudinal groove from which teeth are missing. Fibre string and adhesive are attached at one end.
L 310mm x W 15mm x H 50mm
Probably made before 1900
By Mr Hackney
Mr T P Hackney purchased this object as part of a collection of Aboriginal artefacts from an auctioneer in Gilgandra, New South Wales, in 1918, and it was passed down through his family until it was acquired by the National Museum of Australia in 1983